MINUTES OF THE MEETING
HELD ON 1st SEPTEMBER 2008
Present: Chris Hindley (Ship Ops Manager)
Julia Fear (Ops)
Richard Bridgeman (AME)
Johnnie Edmonston (ICT)
Martin Collins (PSO-BSD)
Peter Enderlein (BSD)
Rebecca Korb (BSD)
Sophie Fielding (BSD)
The Chairman welcomed everyone to the cruise meeting for JR200B.
2. Scientific Programme
Martin Collins PSO covered the cruise content by giving a brief science
The possibility of swapping JR200A and JR200B over was discussed at CH
length. CH to look into the implications this will have on logisitics and
AME cover. CH to discuss with AME on 4th September and advise all
relevant parties ASAP on whether the swap will go ahead.
3&4 BAS & Non-BAS Equipment and Support
BAS 24 Bottle CTD is needed. Going on JCR this summer.
There will be new SCS software running on this cruise.
Please ensure all participants bring with them rescue/recovery disks for
their PC’s and Antivirus software. Also all software for running any
6. Health and Safety
Risk Assessments are to be with Chris Hindley by 1st January 2009. MC
BAS Risk assessments can be made available if needed.
BAS contact for shipping is Kath Nicholson – firstname.lastname@example.org
The official deadline for cargo has now passed.
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Please ensure all samples, kit and cargo are clearly marked with
8. Itinerary & Diplomatic Clearances
The itinerary is unclear at the moment due to the possibility of swapping
the cruises. The last port call is planned for Ascension which will make
demob hard as the ship cannot come alongside.
No diplomatic clearances are needed for this cruise.
9. Travel Arrangements
Participants numbers for cruises:
JR200b – 9 x science pax
- 2 x BAS Techs
Flights are undetermined at this time. JF to inform PSO of flights when JF
the itinerary is decided.
Medicals for BAS staff should have all been done in the normal BAS
rounds. JF would ensure external participants have the correct JF
All participants should ensure they have seen a dentist prior to
Sea survival certificates (STCW95) would be needed for everyone
working on deck. Copies to be passed to Personnel and originals must
be taken on board the Ship. Failure to do this would bar any work for
that person on deck.
For personal spending onboard the JCR, Non NERC visiting science
staff are to complete a form, which must be signed and a guarantor
given together with a £100 deposit or credit card details. Leaving
personal credit card details with our Finance Department is the BAS
Relevant forms can be found under the following link.
A first aid certificate is not essential for cruise participants but it is
There will be a doctor onboard the JCR during this cruise.
11. Invoice Guidelines
The PSO Standing Instructions and the Lab Code of Practice are
available on the web under the following link.
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